The cost of living in Casa Grande is traditionally about 10% below the national average. Food and gas prices are often cheaper than they are in Phoenix or Tucson. There are also many very affordable housing opportunities, in all sizes and price ranges, each with great interstate access to nearby metropolitan areas. Taxes in Casa Grande are lower than in surrounding jurisdictions, even though the standard of living is higher in Casa Grande than it is in neighboring communities.
Recreational opportunities abound, with well-established parks, athletic fields, open spaces, and fitness centers throughout the Casa Grande area. Casa Grande recently acquired land and has begun planning for a multi-generational recreational facility, which will be fully operational within the next couple of years.